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Of, related to, or being the verbal aspect that expresses action continuing unbroken for a period of time.
1. The durative aspect.
2. A durative verb or verb form. In both senses also called continuative.
(Grammar) denoting an aspect of verbs that includes the imperfective and the progressive
a. the durative aspect of a verb
b. a verb in this aspect
dur•a•tive(ˈdʊər ə tɪv, ˈdyʊər-)
of or pertaining to a verb or verb aspect expressing incomplete or continued action, as the verbs beat and walk in contrast to strike and step.
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|Noun||1.||durative - the aspect of a verb that expresses its duration|
aspect - the beginning or duration or completion or repetition of the action of a verb
imperfective, imperfective aspect - aspect without regard to the beginning or completion of the action of the verb
progressive aspect - the aspect of a verb that expresses its on-going action